Lens Research and development is currently a four people company owned by Johan Leijtens.

The activities employed span from consultancy and engineering services to innovative solutions for high reliability/ high tech systems.

The owner has almost three decades of accumulated experience in design and engineering for various special applications ranging from deep sea survey equipment, to military and space systems. The employees are without exception experienced in their field of operation be it logistics, quality control, systems engineering or administration.

Specialisms include:

  • multi disciplinary Systems engineering
  • detector technologies
  • EMC
  • High reliability interconnect
  • Design for manufacturing

Special areas of interest are:

  • Design of high reliability / (relative) low cost solutions
  • Technology evaluations / feasibility studies
  • small satellite technologies
  • MEMS/microtechnology bases innovations

Most of the project control, PA and logistical activities are coordinated by Johan Uittenhout who is a very experienced project/PA manager with significant logistical experience.

Scientific modelling, IT, programming and data processing are mainly performed by Alexander Los, an experienced scientist recognised as an expert in the field of cloud movement predictions and energy monitoring installations for terrestrial applications.

Office management and PR are handled by Marijke van Santen.

Assisted by a network of experienced professionals this core team endeavours to provide the customers of Lens R&D with cost effective high reliability solutions for their sunsensing and measurement challenges.

Projects at hand include:

BiSon6     tracking sensor for terrestrial applications

BiSon64   sunsensor for satellite applications

BiSon64-ET sunsenor for satellite applications that require an extended temperature range

TARSIUS60 a fully redundant coarse sunsensor tailored for low mass high volume applications.